Our Fares

CapMetro offers simple options to buy a pass that matches your own personal lifestyle. Choose a service that works best for you and select a pass for the length of time you need.

Local fares
Type of fare Cost of fare
Single Ride$1.25
Single Ride, Reduced$0.60
Day Pass$2.50
Day Pass, Reduced$1.25
7-Day Pass$11.25
31-Day Pass$41.25
31-Day Pass, Reduced$20.60
Purchase Local fare

Commuter Service

All Local services, plus Express Routes and Rail trains

Commuter fares
Type of fare Cost of fare
Single Ride$3.50
Single Ride, Reduced$1.75
Day Pass$7.00
Day Pass, Reduced$3.50
7-Day Pass$27.50
31-Day Pass$96.25
31-Day Pass, Reduced$48.10
Purchase Commuter fare

Stored Value

Stored Value Cards come pre-loaded with a cash value that you use at the farebox like any other pass.

Stored Value Cards
Card Value Amount on Card
$20$20 worth of fares
$40$40 worth of fares

CapMetro Access

A shared-ride paratransit service for registered customers with disabilities that mirrors our bus and train service

MetroAccess fares
Type of fare Cost of fare
Single Ride$1.75
10-ride booklet$17.50
Monthly pass$46.50

Reduced fares are available to qualified riders and generally cost about half the price of our regular fares. Please view the Fare Per Service Type section above to see exact prices and visit our Reduced Fare ID Card page to learn about eligibility and how to apply.

RFID card holders are eligible to use an Accessible Touch Pass, which allows you to tap your pass on the farebox and go.

CapMetro is launching the HMIS Integrated Fare Program for individuals facing homelessness and housing insecurity who are receiving services through Austin’s homeless response system. We will begin distributing passes by October 2023.

Eligible individuals who request to participate will receive a two-year transit pass. This program is under development, please check this page for updates.

Kids 18 and younger ride free on all CapMetro services:

  • K-12 students, with valid ID. Students can get an ID from the Transit Store if necessary.
  • 10 and younger must be accompanied by someone 12 or older

Austin Community College and University of Texas at Austin students ride free with a valid ID.

You can use our Online Marketplace to purchase passes in large quantities for groups. Enroll using this form and we'll add that functionality to your account. If you're a business looking for employee transit passes, our CapMetro for Business program is designed for you.

Here's a cool perk for CapMetro Access customers. You can ride bus and rail services at a reduced rate. Just tap your Access ID Card on the farebox when boarding. Access monthly passes are valid for use on all of our bus and train services at no additional cost.

Military personnel in uniform ride for free, too. Active-duty military personnel not in uniform qualify for reduced fares with a valid military ID.

City of Austin and Travis County employees ride free with a valid ID.

We believe in fair fares for everyone, which is why we provide deeply discounted and free passes to more than 230 local social service agencies helping our neighbors in need. In addition, we've contributed more than $1 million as a founding partner of the Transit Empowerment Fund.